Murray High School
Department of Assisted Education

Grade 11
Study Strategies
Course Map
last updated 5/28/13

Overview
The purpose of this class is to prepare the Assisted Ed. student for life beyond eleventh grade. The Study Strategies Student will achieve success by being organized, assertive, and by advocating for themselves’ while in their regular ed. classes. The staff and teachers of the Study Strategies class will provide an environment for learning, strategy development, and support the student with their regular class work and test preparation.
In addition to being supported in their regular ed. classes the Assisted Ed. Student will be exposed to the personal, and daily living skills that will be necessary for them to be a contributor in our society. Course Map is subject to change depending on specific needs of students.

Month

Content

Learning Activities

Assessment

August-September
Self Awareness

  • Self-Advocacy
  • School Success
  • Introduction to the IEP
  • Understanding your Disability
  • Appropriate Face to Face Communication
  • Organization/Planning (Short term)
  • Study Skills
  • Identifying Strengths and Weaknesses
  • Pre-Post Evaluations
  • Student Profile
  • Observations
  • Grade checks - Weekly
  • Daily Assignments
  • Transition Questionnaire

October-November
Personal Goals

· Understanding the IEP process

· Progress towards graduation

· Determining IEP goals

· Practice running an IEP meeting

· Scheduling the IEP meeting

· Inviting IEP participants

· Pre-Post Evaluation

· Grade checks - Weekly

· Daily Assignments

December-January
Functional

Writing

· Progress towards graduation

· Functional writing workbook

· writing prompts

· Daily Assignments

· Grade Checks - Weekly

 

February-March
Transition

· Scheduling for Second Semester

 

· Progress towards graduation

· Career development

 

· Grade Checks - Weekly

 




April-May-June
Disability

Disclosure

· Progress towards graduation

· Understanding One-self

· understanding job accommodations

· rights and laws of ADA

· Applications/resumes

· Grade Checks - Weekly

· Disability questionnaire